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Chinese fighters buzz US surveillance plane, underlining strategic mistrust

By Simon Denyer, The Washington Post on May 19, 2017, at 10:16 a.m.
Two Chinese SU-30 aircraft carried out what the U.S. military described as an “unprofessional” intercept of a U.S. aircraft designed to detect radiation while it was flying in international airspace over the East China Sea.

Jays’ Pillar gets two-game suspension for homophobic slur

By Reuters on May 19, 2017, at 6:33 a.m.
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Kevin Pillar was suspended for two games on Thursday for directing a homophobic slur toward an Atlanta Braves pitcher during Wednesday’s game.
The remains of the vehicle that drove onto a sidewalk and struck pedestrians are cordoned off in Times Square.

One killed, 22 injured as vehicle plows into pedestrians in Times Square, police say

By Lindsey Bever, Washington Post on May 18, 2017, at 12:42 p.m.
The New York Police Department closed off the area.
White House National Security Advisor Michael Flynn (C) arrives prior to a joint news conference between Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, U.S., Feb. 13, 2017.

Trump ex-adviser Flynn yet to indicate whether he will honor subpoena -senator

By Reuters on May 18, 2017, at 12:21 p.m.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn will not honor the Senate Intelligence Committee’s subpoena seeking documents.
Roger Ailes, chairman and CEO of Fox News and Fox Television Stations, answers questions during a panel discussion at the Television Critics Association summer press tour in Pasadena, California July 24, 2006.

Roger Ailes, former Fox News chief, dies

By Reuters on May 18, 2017, at 9:22 a.m.
He was 77.
President Donald Trump speaks at the National Peace Officers Memorial Service on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., May 15, 2017.

Trump claims ‘absolute right’ to disclose information to Russia

By Justin Sink and Sahil Kapur, Bloomberg on May 16, 2017, at 7:56 a.m.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his decision to share information with Russia, saying he shared facts with Russian officials at an publicly known meeting at the White House last week.
Musician Loretta Lynn performs during the 48th Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, Tennessee, Nov. 5, 2014.

Country singer Loretta Lynn moved to rehab center after stroke

By Reuters on May 16, 2017, at 7:31 a.m.
The 85-year-old was admitted to a Nashville hospital May 5 after suffering the stroke at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee.

Four shot dead at Ohio nursing home, including new police chief

By Reuters on May 13, 2017, at 12:10 p.m.
A police chief in a central Ohio town, on the job for just three weeks, was among four people fatally shot Friday morning at a nursing and rehabilitation home.

Johnson, Garcia, newlywed McIlroy head Players cast

By Reuters on May 11, 2017, at 5:59 a.m.
World No. 1 Dustin Johnson, newlywed Rory McIlroy and defending champion Jason Day headline a stacked field this week at The Players Championship where Sergio Garcia will compete for the first time since winning the Masters.
U.S. Sen. Susan Collins

Collins votes with Democrats to help defeat bill revoking Obama-era methane rules

By Ari Natter, Bloomberg on May 10, 2017, at 11:08 a.m.
Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, was one of three Republicans who joined Democrats and independents to vote against the measure.

Christopher ‘Big Black’ Boykin, ‘Rob and Big’ star, dies at 45

By Reuters on May 10, 2017, at 8:31 a.m.
A cause of death has not yet been reported.
Natalie Cole poses backstage after winning Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album for "Still Unforgettable" at the 51st annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, in this file picture taken February 8, 2009.

Grammy Awards leaves Los Angeles for New York in 2018

By Reuters on May 10, 2017, at 8:25 a.m.
Music’s biggest night is heading to New York next year after more than a decade in Los Angeles, the organizers of the annual Grammy Awards said Tuesday.

Flynn associates subpoenaed in Russia probe

By Reuters on May 09, 2017, at 11:15 p.m.
Judge Michael Boldon conducts the arraignment of 30-year-old suspect Bampumim Teixeira for two counts of murder in his hospital room at Tufts Medical Center in Boston on May 8, 2017.

Suspect in slaying of Boston doctors pleads not guilty, held without bail

By Scott Malone, Reuters on May 08, 2017, at 2:55 p.m.
The victims have been identified as Richard Field, 49, and Lina Bolanos, 36, both anesthesiologists.

Head of Islamic State in Afghanistan confirmed killed

By Reuters on May 07, 2017, at 2:45 p.m.
Abdul Hasib has been killed in an operation led by Afghan special forces in the eastern province of Nangarhar, President Ashraf Ghani announced on Sunday.

Texas police officer charged with murder for killing 15-year-old

By Reuters on May 05, 2017, at 8:04 p.m.
A suburban Dallas police officer was charged with murder on Friday for shooting a rifle into a car of unarmed teenagers driving away from him, killing a 15-year-old boy.
North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un watches a military drill marking the 85th anniversary of the establishment of the Korean People's Army (KPA) in this handout photo by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) made available on April 26, 2017.

North Korea accuses CIA, S. Korea of plotting to assassinate Kim Jong Un

By Simon Denyer, The Washington Post on May 05, 2017, at 9:41 a.m.
North Korea accused the U.S. and South Korean intelligences agencies on Friday of plotting to kill the nation’s leader, Kim Jong Un, using “biochemical agents.”
A Unicorn Frappuccino beverage is placed on the counter for a customer at a Starbucks coffeehouse in Austin, Texas, U.S. April 21, 2017.

NYC coffee shop sues Starbucks over Unicorn beverage

By Reuters on May 05, 2017, at 9:30 a.m.
Starbucks Corp. may be in a bit of hot water over its Unicorn beverage as a New York City coffee shop has filed a federal trademark infringement lawsuit against the coffee chain over the popular drink, court documents showed.

Communist East German minister, sentenced over border killings, dies

By Reuters on May 05, 2017, at 6:04 a.m.
Former East German defense minister Heinz Kessler, sentenced to prison after the fall of the Berlin Wall for his role in the killing of people trying to flee the Communist state, has died at the age of 97, his publisher said Thursday.
President Donald Trump

House repeals Obamacare; bill faces higher hurdles in Senate

By Yasmeen Abutaleb and David Morgan, Reuters on May 04, 2017, at 2:25 p.m.
By a vote of 217-213, Republicans obtained just enough votes to push the legislation through the House.